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UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: Education Minister reveals why the exam was cancelled

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Information about the UGC NET new exam date will be shared on ugcnet.nta.ac.in.
UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: Education Minister reveals why the exam was cancelled
UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: Education Minister reveals why the exam was cancelled

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: The June edition of the University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET 2024) has been cancelled, and the date for the re-test is awaited. Announcing the UGC NET exam cancellation, the Ministry of Education on Wednesday said that the integrity of the examination might have been compromised and it has been decided to hold the exam again. Information regarding the fresh exam will be shared separately, it added....Read More

The ministry has also handed the matter to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for further investigation.

A total of 9,08,580 candidates appeared for the test on Tuesday (June 18), which was held for Junior Research Fellowship, appointment as Assistant Professor and admission to PhD degree.

The new UGC NET June exam date and other details will be announced by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on ugcnet.nta.ac.in. Follow this live blog for all the latest developments on the UGC NET June exam cancellation.

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June 21, 2024 12:49 PM IST

NEET UG 2024: What's your take on exam?

June 22, 2024 8:59 AM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: Exam conducted on June 18 at 1205 centres

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: The UGC – NET June 2024 examination was conducted successfully at 1205 Exam Centres in 317 cities across the country for 11,21,225 candidates.

June 22, 2024 8:13 AM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: Re-test exam date to be announced soon

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: NTA UGC NET re-test exam date will be announced soon. The dates when released can be checked on the official website of UGC NET.

June 21, 2024 8:35 PM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: Fresh dates to be announced soon

The NTA is expected to soon announce fresh dates holding UGC NET Exam.

June 21, 2024 5:31 PM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: Latest updates on HT Portal

Get all updates on the UGC NET controversy on HT Education Portal.

June 21, 2024 4:02 PM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: About exam

The UGC NET was held for Junior Research Fellowship, appointment as Assistant Professor and admission to PhD degree.

June 21, 2024 2:52 PM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: Re-exam date to be announced soon

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: The UGC NET re-exam date will be announced soon by NTA.

June 21, 2024 11:41 AM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: 9+ lakh candidates appeared for NTA UGC NET

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: A total of 9,08,580 candidates appeared for the test on Tuesday (June 18), which was held for Junior Research Fellowship, appointment as Assistant Professor and admission to PhD degree.

June 21, 2024 10:47 AM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: NEET re-exam admit card out

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: NTA has released NEET re-exam admit card. The admit card is available on the official website of NTA NEET.

June 21, 2024 10:11 AM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: Number of candidates appeared

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: A total of 9,08,580 candidates appeared for the test on Tuesday (June 18), which was held for Junior Research Fellowship, appointment as Assistant Professor and admission to PhD degree.

June 21, 2024 8:47 AM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: CBI registers case

June 21, 2024 8:39 AM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: UGC NET paper leaked, which led to cancellation

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: Education Minister said that “specific question paper” for the UGC-NET was leaked on the darknet, which led to cancellation of the examination.

June 21, 2024 8:31 AM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: About UGC NET June exam

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: The University Grants Commission (UGC) introduced a few changes to the NET exam this year. For the first time, the June exam was held offline (pen and paper) instead of online (computer-based test). Further, the test for all subjects was held on a single day and single shift instead of multiple shifts spread across days.

June 21, 2024 8:28 AM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: Opposition slams central government over cancellation

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: Samajwadi Party and Congress slammed the central government over the alleged NEET paper leak issue and UGC-NET exam cancellation calling them a "mega-scam".

June 21, 2024 8:26 AM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: Investigation to be conducted by CBI

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: The Education Ministry has handed over the investigation part to CBI.

June 21, 2024 8:24 AM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: How many candidates appeared for the exam?

UGC NET 2024 Cancellation Live: A total of 9,08,580 candidates appeared for the test on Tuesday (June 18), which was held for Junior Research Fellowship, appointment as Assistant Professor and admission to PhD degree.

June 21, 2024 8:13 AM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: What Education Minister said?

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: While speaking to ANI, Education Minister said, “The government has decided to form a committee and experts will be part of that committee. All the important things will be reconsidered and the NTA will be strengthened further. Those who are responsible for it (discrepancies) will be held accountable.”

June 20, 2024 10:18 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: PM incapable of stopping paper leaks, says Rahul Gandhi

A day after the cancellation of the UGC NET examination and amid the ongoing controversy around the NEET UG exam, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi claimed that the Prime Minister was incapable or unwilling to stop the paper leaks.

“The reason for the paper leak is that the education system has been captured by the BJP and its parent organisation,” he said. Read more

June 20, 2024 6:21 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Find the latest developments on HT Education Portal

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Stay updated with the latest information on the Education Portal of HT

June 20, 2024 6:03 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: What is the need for the law

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: In the last few years, leaks of question papers and organised cheating had affected the interests of lakhs of students due to the cancellation of tests and examinations, said Union minister Jitendra Singh, elaborating on the need and significance of the bill.

June 20, 2024 5:31 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Punishments under Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Act, 2024

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: The Punishments under Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Act, 2024 proposes that unfair means be punishable by imprisonment for three to five years with a fine of up to 10 lakh.

In case a person, group or persons commits an organised crime of this nature which includes the examination authority, service providers or any other institutions, they will be punished with imprisonment of five to 10 years with a minimum fine of 1 crore. 

The law empowers agencies to attach and forfeit the properties of institutions involved in committing organised crime for the proportionate recovery of the cost of examination.

The law also states that an officer of the rank of deputy superintendent of police or assistant commissioner of police will be responsible for investigating any complaints under the Act.

June 20, 2024 5:08 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: What is the new ‘anti-paper leak’ law?

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: In February, President Droupadi Murmu cleared the Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Bill, which became a law.

The Centre brought the Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Act, 2024 to curb leaks, malpractices as well as organised malpractices in recruitment examinations like UPSC, SSC, etc. and entrance tests such as NEET, JEE, and CUET. Read here

June 20, 2024 4:49 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: How many students appeared in the exam?

A total of 9,08,580 candidates appeared for the exam held on June 18, 2024.

June 20, 2024 4:10 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: About exam

The UGC NET 2024 was held for for Junior Research Fellowship, appointment as Assistant Professor and admission to PhD degree.

June 20, 2024 3:47 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Find the latest updates on HT Education Portal

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Get the latest updates on the Education Portal of HT

June 20, 2024 3:09 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Here's what Education Ministry Joint Secretary Govind Jaiswal had to say

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Education Ministry Joint Secretary Govind Jaiswal said the details of the inputs cannot be shared as the matter has been referred to the CBI and is currently under investigation.

June 20, 2024 2:55 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: What the Education Ministry officials said about the cancellation of the exam

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Education Ministry officials said no complaints were received about the exam but a suo motu action was taken on the basis of inputs available with them to protect students' interest.

(With inputs from PTI)

June 20, 2024 2:51 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Why was the exam conducted

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: The exam was held for Junior Research Fellowship, appointment as Assistant Professor and admission to PhD degree.

June 20, 2024 2:47 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: New exam date to be announced by NTA

The NTA is expected to announce a fresh date and time for the conduct of UGC NET 2024 soon.

June 20, 2024 2:30 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Number of students that appeared for the exam

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: A total of 9,08,580 candidates appeared for the test on Tuesday (June 18, 2024)

June 20, 2024 1:38 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Govind Jaiswal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Education to respond on UGC NET June 2024 Exam Cancellation.

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Govind Jaiswal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Education is expected to respond on UGC NET June 2024 Exam Cancellation.

June 20, 2024 12:41 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Find the latest updates on HT Education Portal

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Get the latest updates on the Education Portal of HT

June 20, 2024 12:00 PM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Know about the anti-paper leak law

The Public Examinations (Prevention of Unfair Means) Act, 2024, was introduced to curb paper leaks and other malpractices in entrance and recruitment examinations.

The act's penalties include imprisonment for three to five years and a fine of up to 10 lakh.

In the case of an organised crime involving the examination authority, service providers or any other institutions, the punishment will be imprisonment of five to 10 years with a minimum fine of 1 crore.  Read more here

June 20, 2024 11:13 AM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Exam held offline, in single shift for the first time

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: The University Grants Commission (UGC) introduced a few changes to the NET exam this year. For the first time, the June exam was held offline (pen and paper) instead of online (computer-based test). Further, the test for all subjects was held on a single day and single shift instead of multiple shifts spread across days.

June 20, 2024 10:57 AM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: Why was the exam cancelled?

June 20, 2024 10:39 AM IST

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: What ministry said about the NEET exam

UGC NET June 2024 Cancelled Live: In the notice for the cancellation of UGC NET, the Education Ministry mentioned that the issue related to grace marks has already been fully addressed.

“As regards certain irregularities alleged in the conduct of the examination in Patna, a detailed report has been sought from the Economic Offences Unit, Bihar Police. Government will take further action, on receipt of this report,” the ministry said.

June 20, 2024 10:24 AM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancelled Live: Big conspiracy against the country, says Akhilesh Yadav

UGC NET 2024 Cancelled Live: After the UGC NET exam was cancelled, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav suspected a "big conspiracy against the country”.

“… And now after the news of irregularities, the UGC-NET exam has also been cancelled. Under the BJP rule, the paper mafia is rigging every exam, one after the other. This could also be someone's big conspiracy against the country,” Yadav on X in Hindi.

June 20, 2024 10:09 AM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancelled Live: Mallikarjun Kharge says it is a victory of the spirit of students, defeat of the arrogance of the government

The Congress president wrote on X that the cancellation of UGC-NET exam was “a victory of the spirit of millions of students.”

“This is the defeat of the arrogance of the Modi government due to which they made a despicable attempt to trample the future of our youth,” he wrote in Hindi. More on this here.

June 20, 2024 9:53 AM IST

UGC NET 2024 Cancelled Live: Over 9 lakh students appeared for the test

UGC NET 2024 Cancelled Live: A total of 11,21,225 candidates had registered for the UGC NET June exam, of whom 9,08,580 appeared for it. An attendance of 81 per cent was registered in the test, up from 73.6 per cent recorded in the December 2023 edition of the exam.

June 20, 2024 9:41 AM IST

UGC NET 2024Cancelled Live: What happens next?

UGC NET 2024 Cancelled Live: On Wednesday, the Ministry of Education announced that the UGC NET exam held on June 18 has been cancelled, with reports suggesting the integrity of the examination might have been compromised.

The eligibility test will be held again, for which a fresh date will be shared in due course of time on ugcnet.nta.ac.in.

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